The Church Council

The church council is the highest assembly of the Sutlej Reformed Church of Pakistan.

The congregations have been organized into “Sessions” and all the representatives from all the sessions collectively form the council.

Session: 

Every Presbyterian church is governed by a representative democracy.

A session (from the Latin word sessio, which means “to sit”, as in sitting to deliberate or talk about something; sometimes called consistory or church board) is a body of elected elders governing each local church within Presbyterian polity.

The Moderator General is;

  • the minister (teaching elder) chosen to moderate (chair) the church council
  • responsible for calling and presiding over the regular meetings of the council.
  • elected by the Church Council and serves for five years as the public representative of the denomination.

Ecclesiastical Titles:

Church ministers are styled The Reverend.

The serving moderator is styled The Right Reverend during his years of service and The Very Reverend afterwards. 

The Officials:

Designation Name
ModeratorRT. REV. ARSLAN UL-HAQ
Vice Moderator REV. DR. POLOUS BABAR
Secretary REV. KARAMAT MASIH
TreasurerREV. SHAHID MASIH

COMMITTEES:

Committee Chairman
Worship & Theology Committee REV. SHAHZAD MASIH
Education & Property Committee RT. REV. ARSLAN UL-HAQ
Shepherding CommitteeREV. ZAHEER KAMRAN
Judicial CommissionREV. ZAHID GHAFOOR BHATTI
Constitutional CommitteeREV. ARSHAD MASIH
Missions CommitteeREV. NISAR IQBAL
Publication CommitteeMR. ALEXANDER ERIC